This online, studio-based class will present the principles of drawing and painting and how they have applied to art through history, from prehistoric times to modern day. Using images and examples from art history, along with many of the artist’s tools and materials, you will reproduce and reinterpret artworks, while being introduced to specific drawing and painting fundamentals and techniques. You will learn about line drawing, value, shape, pattern, texture, shading, highlighting, colour perspective and collage. In the end, you will gain an appreciation and understanding of art history in a fun and creative way and further develop your skills as an artist.
Evan Hutchinson is a lens-based artist, with a practice that incorporates mixed media, performance and installation, whom currently resides in Toronto. After graduating university, Evan relocated her practice to London, U.K., where she continued her development in art education at the Royal Academy of Arts. She has exhibited at The Great Hall, Artspace, Vs.Vs.Vs. Collective, Maximum Exposure, Full Frame and Elgin Winter Garden Theatre.
Evan graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, specializing in Photography. Recognized for her academic achievements, she was awarded the Roloff Beny Foundation Photography award in 2014 as well as the Photography and Digital Communication Award in 2015.
"Today's class was fantastic. For me it was an oasis of pure happiness during this time of anxiety and fear for the present and future. The teacher’s relaxed competence and warmth, combined with that particular combination of solitude and togetherness that Zoom provides, were perfect for an art class. Loved it!” - Leslie Cooper
"What a quality class ! - well structured, with substance , showing thoughtfulness & knowledge. And the teacher encourages, nudges us & gives warm, pertinent comment on each of our work. Fantastic!” - Jill Preston (Glasgow)